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Dr. Tarun Jain

Fertility Medicine
Chicago, IL
25 years experience male

Locations

Northwestern Fertility & Reproductive Medicine

Chicago, IL

Address

259 E Erie St, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL, United States
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My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

3126954924

Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

Aetna

Cigna

Humana Insurance Company

Northwestern Fertility & Reproductive Medicine

Oakbrook Terrace, IL

About

Bio

EDUCATION: • Undergrad: Univ of Southern California (Engineering) • Master's: Univ of Texas at Austin (Engineering) • Medical: Univ of Southern California (Valedictorian) • Residency: Univ of Washington • Fellowship: Harvard Univ / Brigham & Women' Hosp BOARD CERTIFIED

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Fertility Medicine

Languages spoken

Hindi

Doctor Q&A

209 Answers
111 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
No: IVF treatment should not worsen endometriosis. IVF can often overcome the negative impact of endometriosis on fertility. Depo lupron (leuprolide) ha... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Bleeding: Pregnancy is possible. You should do a preg test. If implantation occurred, it would have been much earlier.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Ivf failure: At your age, overall success rate is about 15-20% chance of pregnancy with each try. The most common reason for failure is embryos with abnormal chro... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Yes it is: Possible. Do a pregnancy test. Could also be an ectopic (tubal) pregnancy. Don’t delay.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Ovulation: Typically occurs around day 14
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Gynact is know as: Lupron (leuprolide) in USA. It is commonly used as a prep medication before starting IVF. It helps suppress your own hormones and prevents you from ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
You may be: depressed which is understandable given the circumstances. Talk to your doctor -- there are also support groups.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Its normal: Nothing in particular. At you young age, this is normal. Be careful to not have unprotected intercourse, however. Infections can cause tubal damage... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Bromocriptine: Do a pregnancy test. Lightheadedness is a common side effect of bromocriptine. Check in with your doctor. Cabergoline is an alternative with fewer ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Irreg cycle: Not necessarily normal. You may have a luteal phase defect with poor progesterone production.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
They should be ok: for that short amount of time
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
It is not safe or: wise to perform an abdominal myomectomy when you are 5 months pregnant. It could cause serious harm to your pregnancy and result in pregnancy loss. ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
It could be: a migraine. See your doctor if it does not go away. May also help to see a neurologist.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Clomid by itself: helps 80% of women ovulate. However, at age 41, your chance of pregnancy per month with clomid is about 3-5%. Dont waste too much time with it -- co... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
You should be fine. : If you don’t get your period soon, you should do a pregnancy test.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Ivf: There is no set limit to doing ivf. The limit is only dependent on your physical abilities and emotional strength. Age and your response to meds als... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Hcg: HCG should have showed up by now. Results seem likely accurate.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Ivf response: Age is a big factor in ovarian response. Response at 40+ yrs old can be quite variable. With a different ivf protocol, you may have a better response... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Tubes blocked: IVF is your best option. If it is not affordable, consider laparoscopic surgery.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Ovulation and prog: A progesterone level over 3.0 is consistent with ovulation.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Infertility: If you are over 35 and not pregnant within 6 months --- see a fertility specialist.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Hpt: Unfortunately yes, with that many tests, it is very likely accurate.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
At age 45: the chances unfortunately are realistically very low that you will have a successful live birth using your own eggs. Consider using a donor egg.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
It is highly unlikely given your age as well as the type of procedure you will be having. However, it is best to be safe and avoid intercourse.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
One way would be: To take a birth control pill without the sugar pills. As your doctor.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
You typically need: 500mg taken three times a day --- so a total of 1500mg each day. It can take some time to work -- weeks to few months. It alone, is not sufficient t... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Check other things: Continued abnormal bleeding requires checking for some other things --- pregnancy test, water ultrasound (make sure you dont have polyps or fibroids),... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
It is possible: Some headaches can be triggered by the hormonal changes that occur around time of menses
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Avoid head shoulders: Don’t use head and shoulders - it is toxic and destroys good microbiome that are needed to maintain skin health. Use a gentle soap like dove.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Begin with pregnancy: test. Want to make sure it is not an abnormal (ectopic pregnancy). Could also be endometriosis. See you Gyn.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Infections: Like chlamydia, gonnorrhea, tuberculosis
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Wait longer : For someone with compromised sperm to begin with - twice a day may be too frequent. I suggest no more than once a day.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Birth control pills: estrogen and progesterone; or progesterone by itself.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Flare: It is a reasonable protocol for women with decreased ovarian reserve. Follow your doctors instructions and good luck.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Ivf?: Given your young age, you may want to try IUI first, but IVF is your best option.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Clomid (clomiphene): It is possible that you did not ovulate on the clomid (clomiphene) dose you took.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Infertility : Labwork falls in the normal ranges. Estradiol is also okay. You are also young and should do well. Consider monitoring your ovulation with urine ov... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Preg test: Not necessarily. The line has to be strongly positive and look like the test line. You may want to repeat the test or go in for a blood test.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Age: Not necessarily. Age is a big factor for you. Dont delay any longer and see a fertility specialist. Time is running out.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
No: No not typically. It could be a possible infection. If it persists, see your doctor soon.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
You likely would: have ovulated on cycle day 12
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Same diet as: you would if you were pregnant. No smoking, alcohol, or caffeine. Avoid raw/uncooked meat and fish. Vegetarian diet is always preferable.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
PGS: Can be possibly useful in such circumstances. It is however not always necessary— all depends on what the RPL work up revealed for possible causes of... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
I do not recommend: taking chlorophyl or wheat grass during IVF. No good evidence of benefit. Keep things simple if possible.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Yes if: They are growing into the uterine cavity. You should have a saline ultrasound done to confirm.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Hang in there: Many people need to try more that once. Most everyone does go on to have success, especially in your age group.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Std: They are a common cause of tubal scarring and blockage. An HSG test is useful to diagnose such blockages.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 25 years experience
Pcos: You don't ovulate regularly with PCOS, but you could still potentially get pregnant since some of your cycles may be ovulatory. IVF is not your only ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Jain is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Jain is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Cant be from implanting & hormones are just to low, thx I'll see my dr
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This article was very helpful! Thanks :) the information is helpful in understanding my condition. thanks! :)
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This is what I have suspected. Thank you for your help. I will seek a fertility specialist!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, CA
Graduated 1997MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Awards

AMA Leadership Award
Patient's Choice Award
Vitals Top Ten Doctor Award

Affiliations

American Society for Reproductive Medicine
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Society for Assisted Reproductive Technologies
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